World War I And The Cold War Essay

1127 Words Dec 7th, 2015 5 Pages
As people grow up, there are parts of them that never change; in some people, it’s their sense of humor or maybe a haircut, but everyone grows up in some way; possibly becoming more mature, changing hobbies or interests, or maybe that person actually decides to change their haircut. World War Two, The Cold War, and Afghanistan are examples of different stages in the life of war that a person may observe through the perspectives of people of these times and of present people looking back. There are elements of war that soldiers have faced in every war; the deaths of close ones, the hostility between peoples, and the experience of killing another human being, but experiences of war have also changed throughout the ages; there is less and less man to man combat, more planning and preparations taken for war, and more training and teaching soldiers to survive and thrive in war. World War Two was a global conflict, with fronts in different ends of the Eastern Hemisphere, it is generally thought to be a war with good intentions of freedom, along with a clear enemy being found and targeted. World War Two, as stated in an article by George Washington University, “was the largest armed conflict in human history. Ranging over six continents and all the world 's oceans, the war caused an estimated 50 million military and civilian deaths.”(World War II) This massive scale shows how massive the war was; with fronts in Nazi Germany, France, Italy, the Soviet Union, Japan, and Hawaii,…

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